The dish on Long Island's restaurant and food scene.
In autumn, it seems, Long Islanders' thoughts turn to dining deals. So here are two more localities with restaurant weeks in the works.
Smithtown Restaurant Week starts Sunday and runs through the following Sunday, Oct. 20. During that time, a three-course dinner runs $27.95 a person at more than 20 area restaurants. Participants include Aji 53 in Smithtown, Five Five. 2 in St. James and Tates Restaurant in Nesconset. For the full list, go to smithtownchamber.com/upcoming.php.
In Long Beach, Restaurant Week actually two weeks kicks off Friday and finishes Oct. 27. A three-course meal at most participating restaurants runs $19.95 a person. Participants include Lolas Kitchen & Wine Bar in Long Beach, Fishermans Catch in Point Lookout and Shogun Japanese Steak House in Island Park. For the entire list, as well as the individual deals, go to thelongbeachchamber.com and click on Restaurant Week.